Umbrella Tree (Schefflera arboricola)

Indoor gardening in the winter

What a gardener to do when it’s snowing outside?!! I am ready for Winter to be over. It has been extremely cold, and the snow keeps on coming. It’s supposedly 5 degrees outside, and with wind chill, it’s more like -10. That is way too cold! Being a gardener, there …

Community Garden Plan 2015

Garden Plan Update with Companion Planting

A few weeks ago, I started to put together the initial plan for my garden this coming growing season with a vague list of plants I want to grow. Next up is applying the companion planting principle to it. Companion planting is an effort to organize plants such that plants …

High Mowing Organic Seeds Catalog

Seed Browsing

What a gardener to do when the ground is covered in snow? The answer came in the mail in the form of …

Blooming cosmos

Cosmos for Cut Flowers

The weather has turned cold again. After a week of record breaking heat, the night will start dipping down close to freezing. …

Red peppers

Red peppers harvest in October

I have started putting the garden to bed. All the green tomatoes have been picked and the tomatoes plants are on their …

Jerusalem artichoke

Jerusalem artichoke

I stumbled upon a couple Jerusalem artichoke plants while cleaning up some abandoned gardens. Scored! Jerusalem artichoke is a bit of a …

Garden cleanup

Community Garden Clean up

Goodbye garden, We have seen much together for the last few months. There was much happiness when I first saw you in …

Little Brussels Sprouts

Growing Brussels Sprouts Tips

A few tips for myself to remember when growing Brussels sprouts again next year: Brussels Sprouts flavor is enhanced with frost Give …